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Hey everyone
I am interested in learning Pygame as a GUI that is suited to making games and i was wondering if it was worth it?

My question is, is it good for anything else than games or animations?

PyGame isn't very useful as a typical GUI toolkit, but if you want to have fun with images, animation, sound, video etc. it is great. Like the name says, it's a good toolkit for game development with Python.

Here is a typical example for drawing shapes:

# draw random circles with module pygame
# pygame free from: http://www.pygame.org/ 

import pygame as pg
import random as rn

# color rgb tuples
black = 0, 0, 0
blue = 0, 0, 255
green = 0, 255, 0
olive = 128, 128, 0
orange = 255, 165, 0
magenta = 255, 0, 255 
red = 255, 0, 0
yellow = 255, 255, 0
white = 255, 255, 255
color_list = [red, blue, green, yellow, olive, orange, magenta]

# window/screen width and height
w = 500
h = 500 
screen = pg.display.set_mode((w, h))
pg.display.set_caption('Draw a number of random circles')
screen.fill(black)

# draw n circles
n = 20 
for k in range(n):
    x = rn.randint(10, w)
    y = rn.randint(10, h)
    radius = rn.randint(2, h//3)
    color = rn.choice(color_list) 
    position = x, y
    # circle border width = 2  
    pg.draw.circle(screen, color, position, radius, 2)

# update display 
pg.display.flip()

# event loop ...
running = True 
while running:
    for event in pg.event.get():
        # quit when window corner x is clicked
        if event.type == pg.QUIT:
            running = False
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